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Jul 26, 2011 6:00am EDT
this year with big names likely to be missing from the roster. sports director mark viviano brings us up on the pretty surprising news. >>> good morning. the joy of a new labor deal turns to harsh reality for the ravens who are poised to cut about $18 million to make room under the new salary cap. among the casualties, veterans todd heap, derrick mason, kelly gregg and willly mcga hee. heap is a 10-year tightend. the current contract would pay him more than $4 million. the ravens have been grooming his replacements, dennis pit ta and ed dickson. derrick mason will be a salary cap casualty. mason would make more than $4 million this season. it is possible, for the players who do get released, to return to the ravens at reduced pay but they're free to shop their services to another team. those currently under contract can report to owings mills at 10:00 this morning. jessica, back to you. >> the ravens first preseason game is set for two weeks from thursday in philly. >> you got to divorce yourself from the emotions. the bulk of the nfl season happens off the field. the quarterback is ozzi
CBS
Jul 1, 2011 6:00am EDT
's from a big hit comedy movie. we'll tell you the story and give you a preview of the great dundalk heritage fair. four days of celebrating the 4th of july. wait until you hear about the entertainment, that's when the eyewitness news morning edition rolls on. ,,,,,, host: could switching to geico really save you 15% or more on car insurance? host: is the pen mightier than the sword? ninja 2: ow vo: geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. somebody help! [ gasps ] my hero! anyone can be a hero with the new captain america cherry coolatta from dunkin'. get yours for a limited time only. america runs on dunkin'. hurry in today for your first avenger tri-cup while supplies last. >>> you know, that's a beautiful thing. red's fans are in town. i was at the ballpark last night. we had a reunion. there was a lot of cardinal fans in town. it's not like when you see the red sox fans and you're six to your stomach. it was neat seeing them. people having vacations, watching baseball. >>> calm winds and barometer at 30.01678, i have to tell you, it wouldn't be a bad thing i
CBS
Jul 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
's gun and fragments hit his hip. it was a big gun, it could have wiped us all out. >> you don't feel safe any more. >> reporter: he was not linked to the original call for help. he saw this as a opportunity to strike. >> he had some large hatred towards the police officers. what we know is that he was incredibly mad at the police department. >> reporter: his exgirlfriend says he's in the u.s. army, stationed in kansas and he recently returned to baltimore. the police tracked him down thursday. they found pieces of the rifle in his car and house. >> reporter: he's awaiting a bail review. >> the officer is home from being treated at shock trauma. >>> your next trip from expedia and more sites could cost more. you could be taxed on the full price of the hotel room, instead of the half price you pay. >>> the industry is going to pay on the cut, cap and balance deal. it's not expected to pass. don't forget, the president is going to be at the university of college park for a town hall meeting. vic carter will be there, too. >>> a game changing day at the pentagon. they'll talk about the r
CBS
Jul 23, 2011 6:00pm EDT
again. mike? >> reporter: well, the big story now is power outages. there are more than 11,000 people without power. a big chunk are in baltimore city. 5400 also, in the pikesville area. it's not a day you want to be without air-conditioning. >> reporter: another day of heat and frustration. particularly among gbe customers in the peak rewards program. she's in a it degree home with her 5 month old niece and her dog. >> it's not coming on. i'm getting all [ indiscernible ] feel how hots the. you can feel the heat. how you doing? air-conditioning working? >> no, it's burning up. >> reporter: volunteers made sure people were okay in the record breaking heat wave. first of all, they have the fans and whatever. >> reporter: today was cooler than yesterday, the power systems were stressed. thousands were without power. >> when you add to it, more and more power running through the lines and you factor in the external temperatures. a lot of power lines are aboveground. >> it keeps me cool. >> reporter: there have been 20 deaths nationwide since the heat wave began. >> reporter: city pools h
CBS
Jul 5, 2011 6:00am EDT
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Jul 8, 2011 6:00am EDT
's live, here at wjz- 13. >>> we have gotten good rain. man, we needed it big time. >> at first, i thought i was going to get missed again last night. >> don and i live on the same latitude, if you will. two nights ago the dynamic was primarily south. i was looking down at the clouds. you could see the lightning on the clouds, we were missed. last night, it was changed to north. over the past few nights, we've gotten shower activity we've needed. we were at rock hall last weekend. centerville and chestertown and rock hall. i'll tell you something interesting about corn. when corn is dry, the stalk sticks straight up. normally, it's like this, hanging as you see it. when corn gets really dry, the stalks go straight up in the air. the plant, believe it or not, whatever it's trying to do is trying to save its life. all of the corn was like this. i said, these folks really need rain. >>> well, we have low pressure meandering around the region. we'll have widespread showers and thundershowers. what we've got going on from noon to 8:00 because of rain that's fallen and rain expected to fall this
CBS
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
's an absolutely great day's start. we have the big dome of canadian high pressure running the forecast. today, cut and paste of the word pleasant. >>> the trouble is north of us, but southbound. here's sharon. >>> big trouble on 95 southbound. all lanes are blocked from the get go this morning on 95 southbound. that's just in the area past maryland, 222. that's perryville. you can see, the traffic is diverted off of 95 southbound because of it. it's diverted from exit's 193. you can take pulaski to get around the situation. expect delays on 95 and delays on pulaski as well. we have an accident past the maryland line. another one in rosedale, a new one in hampstead at st. paul street. speeds on the beltway are up to par and above. everything's running smoothly on the top and the westside. traffic is diverted at 272. there's an accident there and there's another shot of 95 and 275. remember, wjz is always on, go to wjz.com for more. back to you, don. >>> this was the breaking news from overnight, two security officers were shot. andrea fujii is live with more. >> reporter: good morning, don an every
CBS
Jul 17, 2011 10:30am EDT
, but they don't get the big job done. the president said he is committed to a big deal, 4 trillion over 10 years i am committed to it, harry reid is committed to it we need some bipartisan buy in here ai think we can do it. >> schieffer: let me ask you, senator durbin that begs the question you said you are going to spend this week debate ago balanced budget amendment that you say everyone knows has no chance of passing so why are you debating that. >> because the republicans are insisting the debate takes place before anything happens we lived in a divided congress, the house of republican is under republican control and the senate 53 democrats, a nominal majority but not the 60 you need for big decisions so we have to check the boxes. one of them is to engage in this debate. it is interesting to me if you look back in history, bob. >> bob: and you will remember this when we had the biggest run up in america's debt in president reagan that was the hottest debate about a balanced budget constitutional amendment we don't need an amendment, we basically need to accept the responsibility to do this
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 6:00am EDT
for that decision. the ball may be worth up to a quarter of a million dollars. >>> the big story, a lot of, a story getting a lot of buzz on social media. this could cost him anywhere between 5 and $13,000 to the irs. it's a gift worth value. just like on the price is right, whoever wins that showcase, or for that matter, if you win a toaster oven, conservationally speaking, you owe tax money on it. >> you pay it before you leave the building. >> that wouldn't be a bad thing. >> people are going "the guy did the right thing" and it's costing him. call frankenstein brenner. i'd call him up and say "i'm rescinding the offer, here's your tickets, no chance." every usher knows your face. still free to walk in. i did help him get around that if i owned the yankees. all our friends at the irs, the most efficient government agency. they don't waste any of your tax dollars. >> let's take a look at a graphic here. it is absolutely gorgeous. 66 degrees right now. this day's going to be sunny. 82 at lunch. on its way to a high of 85. very pleasant this evening. upper 60s now. ten degrees cooler. ronny's outsi
CBS
Jul 2, 2011 6:00am EDT
against the former head of the imf. as randall pinkston reports, there are big questions surrounding the accuser as well. >> reporter: dominick strauss-kahn walked out of court an almost freeman. >> the defendant will be released on his own recognizance. the only restriction is the people will continue to hold his travel documents. >> reporter: the turn around came when prosecutors revealed the hotel maid lied about her whereabouts following the alleged attack. >> that investigation raised concerns about the complaining witness' credibility. >> reporter: prosecutors spelled out other inconsistencies about the accuser in a letter to strauss-kahn's defense attorney. they include lying to get into the united states from her native, guinea. her attorney insists the facts are not changed. >> the victim here made some mistakes. but that doesn't many she is not a rape victim. >> reporter: strauss-kahn's attorneys have insisted what happened in the hotel room was not a crime. his lawyers hope the multiple sex charges will be dropped. >> it is so important in this country that people, especia
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 7:00pm EDT
. the judge declared a mistrial today after federal prosecutors made a big error. they showed jurors evidence that had already been ruled off limits. clemens, one of baseball's greatest pitchers, was charged with lying to congress when he testified that he never used steroids. the judge scheduled a september hearing to determine if clemens will face a new trial. imagine this: someone will buy your home when you can no longer afford it and sell it back to you at a price you can afford. that story is next. discover customersl are getting five percent cashback bonus at the pump... and at many of the places their summer plans take them. it pays to switch, it pays to discover. is non-stop to seattle? just carry new preparation h totables. discreet, little tubes packed with big relief. from the brand doctors recommend most by name. new preparation h totables. the anywhere preparation h. >> pelley: there were a million home foreclosures in the country last year and there are will be a million this year. a lot of folks are desperate. so we asked anthony mason to look for an innovative program somewhe
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 11:00pm EDT
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CBS
Jul 24, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. remember, this big putt that he made for par at 18. that got him into the playoff. ian: that's not dissimilar to the putt that sean o'hair has upcoming for his par. bill: dean ryan from the royal canadian golf association marking it off, seeing who's away. david: i think sean o'hair would love to be away here. it's not the easiest up and down -- even though it's uphill there's a little false front there. mistake with the contacts you can either run it baby or come back to your feet for kris blanks. peter k.: he's indicateed that sean o'hair is away. ian: big right to left here. downhill. difficult to get the right speed. he wants to hole it but he's got to make sure he doesn't hit it so far by that he doesn't make the five a test. kris blanks has a tricky chip sitting down in that first cut, sitting down in that first cut, coming steeply uphill. wonderful effort for sean o'hair. it's a bogey. it's a bogey. but it was a beautiful putt. bill: watch kris blanks in the background. a little body english. ian: yeah, it's a gentleman's game, isn't it? david: with some great acting.
CBS
Jul 7, 2011 7:00am EDT
" will be bittersweet will be sure a big celebration marked by big questions of what's ahead. >> bob thanks. also with us is charles bolden nasa administrator. >> good to be with you. >> there's a lot of criticism, including john glenn, by ending the program the way it's being ended without a backup plan this is ignoring a cardinal rule at nasa, saying there should be something else ready to go. how do you respond? >> we spent seven years with a well organized transition plan for phasing out shuttle and moving on to the next era. we're excited about what president obama is allowing us to do, working hard with the commercial entities we hope to fly our first commercial crew cargo missions early next year they will be american made rockets flying cargo to the international space station and starting to work with commercial entities, hope to release a request for proposal on commercial contracts to take crew to orbit, maybe three years after we let the contract we'll have a capability. >> many do see this and a number of astronauts have spoken over the last few weeks have said
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
, welcome to "the early show" here on a monday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm erica hill. >> big sports news this weekend. >> huge. >> you had to seeing it, everybody is talking about it. women's world cup soccer, after one of the most thrilling girls in the history of soccer, penalty kicks, ally krieger. tied up. everyone saying lights out, it's over, they're going over. they tie it up, shoot-out they take it 5-2 over brazil and now in the semifinals. >> they're going to meet france on twewednesday. just fantastic to watch. i love watching the players, how excited they are. brazil no joke when it comes to soccer. >> 12 years to the day after brandy chastain the shirt -- you remember that. >> i do. i do. >>> first we want to touch on yes, the debt ceiling. starting to sound like a broken record. the deadline is looming for raising the debt ceiling. there were more talks at the white house on sunday. still no resolution. president obama told lawmakers be prepared to meet again today and every day until a deal is reached. cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante has th
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 6:00am EDT
. the big task in outer space is moving a 12-ton module into place. it's 6:00 and a summer like day's start. sharon has problems on the pavement and marty has the weather. >> well, shuttle wakeup music will be over in a few days. there's your impact in your neighborhood. we'll point that out. it will be a sunny, hot one. it's the middle of july, it's supposed to be this way. mid-70s now and on the way to 94. the normal is 88. it is what it is. it will be getting hotter tomorrow. we'll be closer to a hundred. we'll talk about that shortly. >>> if you have a ton and a half module to move around, here's sharon gibala. >>> well, you shouldn't have too many problems at this hour. we have just a few minor issues. that's on chesterfield at hawkins road. one lane is blocked there. everything's running at full speed. the top and the westsides are looking good. no issues out there on the westside. that's at old court road. the eastside is looking nice. especially with the sunrise. traveling downtown, they started construction for the grand prix on light street between key highway and pratt street. re
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 4:30am EDT
afternoon, hid their bodies in the bedroom, and then had a big party saturday night after posting invitations on facebook. hadley is charged with two counts of first degree murder. >>> after the battle over raising the debt limit. today the house is scheduled to take a largely symbolic vote on a republican-backed measure that has virtually no chance of passing in the senate. a just-released cbs news poll finds 48% disapprove of how the president is handling the negotiations. congress fares even worse, 58% disapprove of how democrats are handling it, and 71% disapprove of what republicans are doing. tara mergener is in washington with more on this. good morning, tara. >> good morning, betty. no question, there is a lot of pressure all the way around here. and options are getting fewer and fewer, as the deadline looms. house republicans are on track to pass a plan that would raise the debt limit, for a price. >> we can no longer borrow 40 cents out of every dollar in this country. that's why we must pass cut cap and balance. >> reporter: the tea party backed proposal would let the g
CBS
Jul 22, 2011 6:00pm EDT
no major problems with power right now. and we're not expected to break a record. but big problems are on the track. we have reports of people stranded without air conditioning, on marc trains. there have been power problems. and they're single tracking between here and washington. also, there's an amtrak train that is stalled near new carrollton right now, with 400 people on board. thankfully, though, the air conditioning on that train is working. >> reporter: the sun beat down. baking maryland in record- breaking heat. >> a big, hot wet blanket. >> like i'm in a bowl of hot pea soup. >> feels closer to 114. >> bge, allowed wjz inside its electrical operations control room. the number in red is how many megawatts of power is being used. it's 5500 on a typical day. >> he's not seeing any significant problems. there's been some heat-related problems in what we do in advance of really hot weather. we'll put more resources in the field so they can more quickly respond to power outages. >> reporter: marc train operators are monitoring for problems, after dozens of people were stranded
CBS
Jul 31, 2011 8:00am EDT
a big difference. after beating the yanks, orioles watches the yanks pull var rise. new york just continues to rack up 12 runs in the first inning alone. that's a team record. the o's go on to lose this one 17-3. oh well. we will wrap up this series with the new york yankees this afternoon and you can see the game live right here on wjz. 1:00 p.m. is the first pitch. >> you see the final score, did they not go home crying? >> our producer malachi is a die hard yankee fan. >> good point tim. >> come on. kind of a team is that? 17 after you hit 12. >> really. >> give me a break. orioles did well and stopped at 17. good grief. you know, we don't cry. we find the bright side. we are looking a at a bright side with our weather today. it was a really nice day yesterday. did you enjoy yesterday? >> it was a good day. i'm trying to think what did i do. i can't remember. >> that's a good weekend. when you can't remember with you did. wow, -- when you can't remember what you did. we are looking at a pretty decent day. much like yesterday, the humidity level is low. we're still focused on th
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 12:00pm EDT
and democrats appear to be far apart. the big sticking point is taxes. the president says any agreement must include revenue increases but republicans are fiercely opposed. >> to get a big package would require a big tax increases in the middle of an economic situation that's extraordinarily difficult with 9.2% unemployment. we think it's a terrible idea. it's a job killer. >> if no deal is reached by august 2, the u.s. may not be able to borrow money to keep the government running and could default on its massive loans. >> if they don't act we face cats troverric damage to the american economy. >> some republicans favor cutting spending by $2 trillion. they use the obama administration of scare tactics claiming the u.s. has the money. it will not default and that there is no reason to panic. >> both sides are scheduled to meet again later today. >>> two years after being rescued from her kidnappers, jaycee dugard talks about her time in captivity in a television interview. >> her nightmare began in 1991 when she was snatched from a school bus stop by a couple at the age of eleven. she was h
CBS
Jul 2, 2011 8:00am EDT
around. >> i can guarantee you there's something from a lot of big cities across the country and really something for everyone here this morning. >> all good. >>> the breaking news, former head of the international monetary fund is free to go anywhere he wants as long as he stays in the u.s. a judge friday released dominique strauss-kahn from the u.s. after prosecutors admitted there are problems with the rape case against him. sean hennessey of wcbs in new york has more. >> on this weekend strauss-kahn is enjoying his own freedom. the case is now hanging by a thread. for the first time in weeks, dominique strauss-kahn left his manhattan apartment finally free from house arrest gone with the ankle bracelet after prosecutors admitted there are problems with the housekeeper who accused him of sexual assault. >> there are substantial credibility issues. >> reporter: prosecutors admitted the 32-year-old told them a series of lies and her whereabouts after the attack, first claiming to hiding in the hallway, but later admitted to cleaning two rooms. >> i understand the circumstances surround
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 12:00pm EDT
are not keeping crowds from celebrating the holiday. thousands are joining in with big parades around the area. we're live in towson. >> reporter: a lot of people out here having a good time listening to the bands. it's quiet right now. bands have been coming through getting the crowd going with the patriotic music. a lot people started like up early this morning to get good seats. parades are happening in towns and cities across maryland today. for kids on the fourth of july, a parade ranks right up there with the fireworks. >> it means a lot to us. i'm in the air force, so it means quite bait to us to get to celebrate and spend time as a family. >> for adult, a day to celebrate the red, white and blue is more than just about counting their blessings. >> this is a day to appreciate what a tremendous blessing we have in this great country of ours and to appreciate the men and women who put on our uniform to defend our freedoms. >> it's a great day to be an american. >> a parade like this is not cheap to put on. this in towson costs in the range of $30,000. the good news is all of that paid for thr
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 11:00pm EDT
meat chicken. oh, so when's the big day? oh, we got married years ago. but the point is, i fit in it! are you wearing it... right now? yes! well, good for you. [ shopper ] excuse me. oh, so sorry. you look nice. oh, thank you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> hello everybody i'm denise koch. >> and i'm vic carter. we begin with breaking news tonight. >> an amber alert has been issued after an 8-year-old is kidnapped in southwest baltimore. wjz is live, derek valcourt just spoke to police about the boy and the suspect. >> reporter: this is just about every parent's worse nightmare. that 8-year-old literally snatched off the street and thrown in the trunk of a car. tonight police have issued an amber alert for 8-year-old derrick brown. he was last seen wearing a white t-shirt with a red rocket on the front. this all unfolded around 6:30 this evening say police. >> children were locking on the 300 lock of gwenett avenue when a vehicle pulled up. the occupant of the vehicle exited, snatched one of the children from the group. he throws the child into the trunk
CBS
Jul 13, 2011 4:30am EDT
said to be 80 years old and lost one leg in a battle near a shark. that leads us to wonder, how big was that shark? >>> on the "cbs moneywatch" a restaurant bans kids and subscribers get negative over netflix. susan mcginnis is here. in new york with the latest on those stories. >> good morning betty. the financial markets it was an up day for asian markets. tokyo's hang seng was up a fraction and hong kong's hang vention do seng down a frangs. wall street will also be hearing from fed chairman ben bernanke. we will he'll give an update. stocks finished lower on tuesday, more worries on stocks. concerns about stocks pushed gold to a new record high. the price jumped $13 to nearly $1,562 an ounce on tuesday, the precious metal up nearly 10% this year and on track for its 11th straight annual increase. silver is up 15% this year. >>> netflix is raising prices and subscribers are not happy. gone is the $10 a month plan that lets customers rent a movie one at a time and stream unlimited movies over the internet. customers have to pay 60% more, nearly $16 a month for the new plan, that o
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Jul 15, 2011 4:30am EDT
'd hit a pothole on the runway. >> it was a really big shock. just a really big shock. >> there was a lot of texting, no, there was no screaming. there was some cursing. >> some people were freaking out but everybody was pretty calm overall. >> reporter: when you say freaking out, tell us. >> the girl next to me, she was right by the wing and crying and the other guy was trying to jump out of the emergency exit for a little bit, but everybody else was pretty calm. >> reporter: both planes were fully intending to head out of boston. both ended up stuck here. it could have been much worse? >> absolutely and there were kids on board, the kids were terrific. it was very calm, everybody was fine. >> that was wbz's jim armstrong reporting. safety officials hope audio tapes from the control tower will shed some light on how that accident happened. >>> there was another incident in the skies but this one was 240 miles above earth. nasa woke the space shuttle crew late thursday after a computer failure set off alarms. the astronauts aboard "atlantis" were able to switch to a backup system. they'll
CBS
Jul 26, 2011 7:00am EDT
in rural areas. last year the postal service lost $8 billion. the partial shut-down of the f.a.a. is a big windfall for most u.s. airlines this morning. congress failed to fund the budget for the f.a.a., authorization to collect taxes on airline ticket expired. only three airlines though -- alaska air, frontier and virgin atlantic, are dropping fares. other airlines are collecting and keeping $200 million a week. >>> mcdonald's is announcing big changes to its happy meals today. the los angeles times reports the fast food giant will add servings of fruits and veggies to the popular meals and the size of fries will shrink. look for changes in september. >>> and that denver teenager mauled by a bear in alaska is describing the attack from his hospital bed. the weekend attack happened north of anchorage. 17-year-old sam gotsian was on a hike for a survival course. some got away and sam was lucky just to survive. >> i thought i was going to die when i was being attacked. i was so scareded. we saw the first person go around the corner, yell bear and run backwards. i looked behind me and the bea
CBS
Jul 1, 2011 6:00pm EDT
improvements to the school district. >> it is a big enough problem that it take more than four years to solve it. >> reporter: if the improvements are met like boosting test scores as well as attendance rate his contract has a provision in it that allows a bonus. back to you. >> thank you. his contract includes a $750 monthly payment for a car and driver. >>> first day of july is like the last day of june. absolutely gorgeous. you cannot ask for much better weather to start the holiday weekend. we have your first warning weather forecast. burn debt woods and tim williams are here with a look at the conditions if you are heading out on date night tonight. >> it is spectacular outside. this weather has been beautiful the last couple of days. nothing in our area. you can notice a front towards the great lakes. what the front will do is get closer tomorrow. there is a chance for a pop up shower or thunderstorm. nothing extreme tomorrow but heat will build and humidity will build. as we head sunday into monday the front comes through. a better chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms. there
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 6:00pm EDT
stay cool and play games as they wait for the big show. >> it is 4th of july, independence day and i'm from the city of brotherly love where it all began. >> reporter: not only is baltimore patriotic but your shirt is patriotic. >> right, i'm in a patriotic mood today. >> being out here when the fireworks, it's just so amazing, you see everybody return to being a child. >> i enjoyed the last time i came down with my kids. so i really wanted to be down here again. >> reporter: some arrived early to get the best seat of the house. >> the best place to watch. >> you have a birds eye view, nobody is in front of you to block your view and you see it all. >> reporter: okay now just to give you an idea. people have been coming down all afternoon. there are several police officers who have already aligned themselves all along the harbor walk literally within the last, i want to say 20 minutes, half hour, people have just packed the house here. over here, i don't know how much of this you'll be able to see. but again people just lining up to see the shows and then people taking on the grassy
CBS
Jul 13, 2011 6:00am EDT
. it was a big night for matt wieters. the only baltimore representative. as for the big hitter, gonzales hits this off of cliff lee. 1-0, american league. the big brewer's slugger sents it off of the top of the fence and over for the national league's lead. wieters had trouble behind the plate with brandon league pitching. he had trouble, he worked with an unfamiliar pitcher. the lost to the nl 5-1. >>> thank you, mark. and with the win, they'll get advantage with home field. >>> in a few hours, the american soccer league will play against france. game thyme, 11:30. >> thousands of people will be watching that, that's for sure. >> two more victories, world cup champions again. that's a good thing. give them a round of applause. that's huge. that's huge. isn't it like wearing purple? got to love that. there. [ cheers and applause ] what were those smock things. did that show the referees that the players were ineligible for the day? let's look at the day part. 77 degrees now, 87 at lunch and on the way to 90. 88 this evening. well, it's going to feel about 15 degrees cooler, if you count the h
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Jul 25, 2011 6:00am EDT
and light street. tens of thousands are expected downtown for the big race. hey, that's next up on the calendar. >> it will be fun. >> that's next up. i mean, think about it. the, what is it? 40 days. -- did you see that guy in there? they showed a quick shot of him. he was doing construction. he said you wouldn't believe the number of people that pull up and throw stuff at the construction workers. he said everyone's excited about the race, but they throw anything at those guys. they're just doing their jobs. the traffic is a pain, but they're just doing their job. can you believe that? >> can i be honest with you? i've done the news for 35 years. i can believe anything. also, that will be one of the coolest events in baltimore. i don't think that the information tsunami has hit yet. we'll talk more about that coming up. >> it's all good news. we're 4 degrees cooler than this time yesterday morning. we have a heat index of 81 and heck, it's 79 degrees now. so, we're not that much off of normal to be quite honest about it. let's go to the ronster. you can kind of feel it. it's a
CBS
Jul 30, 2011 8:00am EDT
the crunch day is actually august 3rd, that's the day when the government has a big $23 billion social security payment and it has between $10 billion and $12 billion in tax revenue coming in. i think the really big issue for the treasury is going to be how it distinguishes between, if you will, paying back the money it already owes, paying back the government bond holders, and paying its ongoing running costs, things like social security, medicare, medicaid, military salaries and so forth, and i think the betting is that the government will put, will give a priority to paying the bills it already owes, to paying the bond holders, simply because if you don't do that, you go into massive default, and the whole global financial system i think really starts getting shaky, but not paying some of the big government commitments within the united states, that's going to get painful pretty fast. >> not paying the social securitys, the medicares, the medicaids of the world or even our defense budget that's as big of an issue for many in many mind as defaulting on our debt which would be a nonpa
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Jul 12, 2011 4:00pm EDT
, or 80. or yesterday, it was 100. so it's two degrees lower. not a big difference. easton, 102. d.c. at 103. and ocean city, at 100 degrees. that's the way it feels on your skin. >>> bernadette woods joins me now with a current look at the advisories in effect. and look toward the end of the week changes. >>> we have the heat advisory in effect for all of us earlier. western side of the bay. still in effect for the eastern shore here. but there's also an air quality alert, code orange for the baltimore region and d.c. region. that probably is going to be extended because we're still going to have high temperatures. but eventually, cooler air is coming our way. and that is coming pretty soon. later this week, notice how on the eastern part of the country, or northeastern part, there is a big dip coming. that's going to bring in much more comfortable air. we'll let you know how comfortable coming up. >>> first warning weather coverage continues live now with adam may. the dangerous heat this can be. >> well, that cooler weather bernadette has told you about, it can't come soon enoug
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Jul 4, 2011 6:00am EDT
. >> reporter: drunk driving is another big no-no. >> it's a holiday season and people want to enjoy themselves, don't get behind the wheel. >> i drive aggressively. >> reporter: it's a warning this driver will take with him. >> slow down and keep an eye out for the police, i guess. >> reporter: it's not just maryland, but washington, d.c. and pennsylvania and more will have the smooth operator campaigns in full effect this week. >>> and the tipsy taxi program is offering free rides home in baltimore city for those drinking on the 4th of july. you can call for more information. that number is available at most bars and restaurants in the area. >>> derek jeter is ready to return to the lineup. he went 1-2 yesterday. he had a right calf strain. he'll be in his 12th all-star game. >>> an oriole will be heading to the game as well. he'll be the first oriole to join the game since 1989. he'll play in texas tonight. later, with a one run lead, kevin gregg gets chipper jones out and the orioles win it, 5- 4. >>> now, despite the tough economy, the fireworks business is booming. there will be more than
CBS
Jul 10, 2011 8:00am EDT
is the first. >> and heard he is the youngest. >> that would make sense, go big or go home. >> congratulations to him. >> whatever you like or don't like about our, you know, foes to the north. you have to tip your hat. we are looking at a nice day today. maybe in if you have plans you can see what it is going to look on it -- maybe if you have plans, you can see what is going to look like. not much going on at all. we can take a look at radar and show you that really the only activity that we have is down to the south just off of the coast of the carolinas and then beyond that, not much of anything happening. next weathermaker will not come until tuesday, what we will tell you is that we have adjusted a few things since the last check of the weather since the last time you saw us and we will be looking at a bit of a spike in our forecast and temperatures going way, way up heading into this week and that is going to be one of those things that is going to really get your attention heading into possibly tuesday into wednesday. again, that will come with the chance of some thunder showers. we w
CBS
Jul 10, 2011 10:30am EDT
it came from. >> schieffer: today on face the nation no big deal but maybe a smaller one on cutting the deficit. treasury secretary tim geithner is in the studio this morning to talk about the impact on jobs and the economy if congress and the white house can't come up with a plan to raise the debt ceiling. but as negotiators head back to the white house tonight to try to hammer out a deal, the outlook for agreement is uncertain. >> this is a rubic's cube that we haven't quite workd out yet. >> schieffer: the president urged republicans to work toward a grand bargain, a budget plan to save $4 thrill i don't know. >> both sides are going to have to step outside of their comfort zones and make political sacrifices. >> schieffer: last night speaker boehner said the president's grand plan was too much. they'd have to settle for something less. but what? we'll ask senate republican jeff sessions of alabama and florida's democratic senator bill nelson. it's all ahead on face the nation. captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffe
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Jul 11, 2011 7:00pm EDT
something big. >> reporter: the president said he understands boehner's control of the republican house is limited. >> i think he's a good man who wants to do right by the country. i think that it's a... as chip alluded to, the politics a that swept him into the speakership were good for a midterm election they're tough for governing. >> reporter: but it's time, the president said to put politics aside and make some tough decisions. >> it's not going to get easier, it's going to get harder. so we might as well do it now. pull off the band-aid. eat our peas. >> reporter: scott, the president said that failure to reach a deal could lead to another recession that could be so deep that millions more americans could lose their jobs. >> pelley: chip, stay with us as we go over to nancy cordes on capitol hill. nancy, john boehner, the republican speaker of the house, pushed back today. >> reporter: scott, speaker boehner was not swayed by the president's call for a compromise on taxes. >> the american people understand that tax hikes destroy jobs. the last thing we should be doing right now at
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Jul 22, 2011 7:00am EDT
the humidity and heat the horses are still breezing. they are just getting light exercise before the big day. they do it in the absence of any weather breeze, if you can believe it. the expected high is 95. the heat index, 98. officials say, no matter what, the horses will run. opening day at america's oldest sporting venue is a summertime ritual. this year the heat wave blanketing much of the country could threaten that tradition. racetrack officials are monitoring conditions and expect the races to go on as planned despite a predicted heat index of 100 degrees. races have been postponed only once before due to hot weather, during the summer of 2006. all along the east coast, people trying to enjoy the dog days of summer are feeling the heat. in outdoor rock concert in new jersey preventative cooling measures like sprinklers and slip and slides couldn't keep nearly 100 people from being treateded for heat exhaustion. at least one person was take ton the hospital. in the nation's capital it felt like 112 degrees thursday. paramedics were called to treat at least two people who collapsed on s
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Jul 26, 2011 4:30am EDT
a big $22 billion social security payment august 3rd but recent tax revenues have come in $14 billion higher than expected. >> in other words the treasury on august 2nd stands to have more cash on hand than before and they'll be able to make the big social security payment august 3rd. >> reporter: at most that gives the government one more week. >> can they go up to the 11th hour? >> there's a big cost going to the 11th hour because you start to spook markets. >> reporter: former governor of michigan says in the rescue package in 2008 the dow plummeted nearly 800 points that day. >> boy, was it a disaster, so when you go last minute and you're basically saying you know, don't assume that we have responsible adults that has huge, huge costs we've seen it happen before. let's hope it doesn't happen now. >> reporter: while economists say the risk is remote, the risk of a new recession is very real. if america has to slash its spending to stay under the debt ceiling, the recovery could be over and quickly. anthony mason, cbs news, new york. >>> now to the massacre in norway. the confessed
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Jul 27, 2011 6:00am EDT
. ed hardy has another one. good-bye, home run. a two homer ballgame for hardy. >> it was another big night for hardy as he roughed up the starter. this gives him 16 for the season. the orioles win 12-4. >>> and a long game in pittsburgh comes to a controversial end last night. a brave's runner is out at the plate and the umpire calls him safe. they argued the call and the braves win it 4-3. some are very mad at that call. >> the ravins are finally reporting to work and no one's happier than this defensive tackle. >> it feels to be back in the building. i mean, i started getting board in the lockout. you work out and there ain't nothing else to do in the afternoon. i got tired of playing games. >> reporter: a defensive lineman has been reporting also. he filled in the right tackle spot for gaither last season. >>> and at the world swimming championships in china. michael phelps is swimming in the 200-meter freestyle. he was overtaken. i'm sure he's disappointed about that finish. good job, any way. >> you know, michael changed up his style of swimming and the events he's swimming in.
CBS
Jul 1, 2011 7:00am EDT
forward. >>> big news this morning. first according to several reports the sexual assault case against dominique strauss-kahn is falling apart because his accuser may not be telling the truth. strauss-kahn has a bail hearing later today. cbs news correspondent elaine quijano is at the courthouse in manhattan with the latest. >> reporter: good morning to you. if true these new developments represent a stunning reversal of fortune for the man whose political and financial career all but disintegrated when he was arrested six weeks ago. two law enforcement officials told "the times" the case against dominique strauss-kahn could soon collapse because they have uncovered major holes in the credibility of the housekeeper who filed the charges. >> this defendant is charged with criminal sexual acts in the first degree. >> reporter: the woman charged that strauss-kahn assaulted her and forced her to commit a sex act when he came upon her while she was cleaning his $3,000 a night suite at new york's sofitel hotel. forensic evidence confirms a sexual encounter between the two took place but pros
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Jul 4, 2011 4:30am EDT
arrived late sunday. they drew big crowds of well wishers, later this week wrap up their 11-day tour in southern california. >>> asian stock markets picked up today right where they left off on friday with solid gains. the nikkei was up almost 1%, hong kong's hang seng rose rose almost 1.5%. this week wall street's closed for the fourth of july holiday. investors will watch for the job numbers later this week. they'll get an update on how america's factories are doing. >>> americans celebrate independence day in lots of different ways. one of the many for families is a trip to a nearby state park. several states have budget problems these days and money for parks is often among the first things cut. kendis gibson reports. >> reporter: for the past decade brian, julianne and their kids have been coming to mcgrath state beach, a state park north of los angeles, but this may be their last independence holiday here. the park is slated to close in september. do you feel you're losing a family member? >> we do. this is our favorite spot. i feel safe here. it's great for families. >> report
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Jul 6, 2011 11:00pm EDT
of penalty up de-- pent up demand out there and i think that's what we're going to see. >> reporter: the big problem is paying for that oil free technology. gas cars are cheaper now but maybe not down the road. >> you are going to see continued price drops to the point that by 2015 this will actually be cheaper than buying an internal combustion car. >> reporter: considering batteries cost less -- alex difficult meet rick. >>> show marylanders are paying 3.56 a gallon. it is also 21 cents less than last month. >>> facebook has a new friend. the company is teaming up with skype to make video calls possible. the move comes in response to the launch of google social network. mark sucker berg -- >>> raven fans can see ray lewis play some football all thanks to this field of dreams parody. >> are you a ghost? >> i just came out from a corn field. let play some football. >> reporter: plays the kevin costner character. produced on the spoof funny. >> that's a very clever idea. >> i saw the whole thing earlier and it is funny. >>> and people are starting to talk about it more and more, is there or i
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 4:30am EDT
. >> a big package would require big tax increases in the middle of an economic situation that's extraordinarily difficult with 9.2% unemployment. we think it's a terrible idea. it's a job killer. >> reporter: even some democrats are raising concerns about the president's plan especially cuts to medicare and other social services. >> we said we're not going to end the medicare guarantee. >> reporter: president obama scheduled a news conference this morning before he meets with lawmakers. he's expected to stress a deal must be reached within a week and a half for the u.s. to avoid its first ever default. >> the president made it clear he's willing to do very difficult things for him, for his party but the republicans have to do some things, too. >> reporter: if a deal to raise the debt ceiling is not approved by august 2nd, the treasury department says the government will run out of money to pay its bills and the new head of the international monetary fund warns the impact could be felt worldwide. >> interest hikes, stock markets taking a huge hit and real nasty consequences. >>
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Jul 16, 2011 11:00pm EDT
training camps until a deal is made. >> and we're keeping an eye on this and sources say there are big issues. the sides need to reach a deal if they do not want to miss any pre-season games. >> you heard of about the carmaggedon. drivers worried about a nightmare when the crews had to shut down the 405 freeway in la. they to shut down a ten-mile stretch so they could destroy a bridge but instead of the traffic jams everyone was worried about it is smooth sailing today for a lot of drivers in the area. >> it is not traffic, it is a breeze. >> the lightest traffic i have seen in la. >> you don't hear that often. crews are on track to finish the work before rush hour on monday morning. >>> a make over coming to the bridge. workers will paint the westbound side of the bridge t is the first time they are doing it since it opened 40 years ago. the good news is that traffic should not be affected too much. that's because the workers are doing it from barges. the project will not be complete until sometime next fall. >>> and o's fans step up to the plate to help the less fortunate. they are
CBS
Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm EDT
why this heat wave is hitting so many spots. >> we just have a really big area of high pressure. a big ridge as we call it which keeps expanding across the united states. in fact during the day today a huge chunk of the upper mid west is under excessive heat warning for field-lime temperatures around 110 to 115 degrees. >> mitchell: let's look down the road. what can we expect. >> towards the end of the week all the heat is moving eastern towards the eastern seaboard. cities like new york, philadelphia and d.c. will have temperatures feeling up to 110. that's the end of the week. the good news is we're going to finally break this heat wave across much of the nation in about 7-10 days from now and that's great news for everyone. >> mitchell: yes, it is great news. thanks a lot. >> you're welcome. >> mitchell: there is more fallout this evening from the news of the world's hacking scandal. today two stunning developments, rebekah brooks the former editor was arrested and head of london's police force resigned. liz butt armer in london -- liz butt palmer -- elizabeth in palmer has the
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Jul 20, 2011 4:30am EDT
airlines gets set to make a big and expensive announcement. >>> plus new bombshell evidence about casey anthony, did the prosecution intentionally leave out critical testimony? this is the "cbs morning news." specialists, lots of doctors, lots of advice... and my hands were full. i couldn't sort through it all. with unitedhealthcare, it's different. we have access to great specialists, and our pediatrician gets all the information. everyone works as a team. and i only need to talk to one person about her care. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. from body and bath shops? with olay get what you love at half the price with new olay body collections, tantalizing fragrances and olay moisturizing ingredients that transform lathering into lavishing. olay body collections. discover customersl are getting five percent cashback bonus at the pump... and at many of the places their summer plans take them. it pays to switch, it pays to discover. >>> check this >>> check this out, in canada, an exploding manhole in montreal
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Jul 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
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Jul 22, 2011 4:30am EDT
indices hitting 110 degrees and higher. the west coast and northwest are cool. >>> in sports, a big night for pitchers in the major league baseball. tampa bay's james shields struck out six and allowed the yankees only six hits, and the rays' sam full went with the go-ahead run with a triple to right. tampa bay aced new york 2-1. >>> in detroit, the tigers' justin verlander was dominant with nine strikeouts against the twins. johnny peralta had three hits and drove in three runs to push detroit past minnesota, 6-2. >>> tiger woods' ex-caddie steve williams is firing back after being fired. williams said thursday he feels like his loyalty was taken for granted. >> it's been very difficult. i've stuck by him through thick and thin, incredibly loyal. and to have this happen. i mean, basically, you can say i wasted two years of my life. >> williams and woods had worked together for 12 years, winning 72 tournaments. >>> when we return, another look at this morning's top stories. >>> and the very serious business of comic-con. serious business of comic-con. ♪ have a better day [ male announce
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Jul 26, 2011 11:00pm EDT
across the country and the world. >> i think it would be a big inconvenience if this one shut down. >> now the usps pants to close 3,200 postoffices nationwide. ten of them are in the baltimore area including carroll, druit, waiverly, townsend town center. >> the bill's postoffice will be a replacement for the traditional postoffice but it'll be colocated with existing businesses. >> reporter: some worry the people who aren't a part of the digital revolution that's turning to postoffices might be the ones who suffer most. should this one and others close. >> but you have to think about the fact that a lot of people can't get around. you have to think about the elderly and people with no transportation. >> reporter: rising costs and dwindling demand has hurt the postoffice. and so has a high tech society using e-mail to communicate. >> we're trying to make sure that we're trying to be a lean and efficient operation. >> reporter: another one of those postoffices is in easton 21213. about 4,000 people could lose their jobs. >> kai, thank you. it could be some time before a final decis
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